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Aaron Smith: CNN Debate on Food or Fuel

Sept. 11, 2012

Professor Aaron Smith appeared on CNN's "Your Bottom Line" on August 10, 2012 to debate Tom Buis, the CEO of the Growth Energy, an ethanol advocacy group. Their debate ...

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Michael Carter: BREAD Fellow

Aug. 2, 2012

Michael R. Carter was elected as a Fellow to the Bureau for Research in Economic Analysis of Development (BREAD). Michael is the first agricultural economist elected to Fellow, which reflects ...

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Colin Carter: Food vs. Fuel

Aug. 1, 2012

Professor Colin Carter co-authored a piece in the Op-Ed section of The New York Times on July 30, 2012, including recommendations to reduce the Federal renewable fuel standards to alleviate ...

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Matt Reimer: Best Student Paper Prize

July 26, 2012

Matt Reimer, a PhD student in ARE, was recently honored at the 16th Biennial Meeting of the International Institute for Fisheries Economics and Trade (IIFET). Matt won the Best Student ...

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$25 million grant aims to boost food security in developing world

July 12, 2012

Professor Michael Carter will direct a $25 million federal program aimed at creating financial systems that can boost agricultural productivity and food security in developing countries.

The five-year project, funded ...

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2012 Outstanding Graduate Student Teaching Award

May 21, 2012

Jay Abolofia and Kailin Kroetz, PhD students in the Agricultural and Resource Economics Department, each received the 2012 Outstanding Graduate Student Teaching Award. This award, co-sponsored by the Graduate Council ...

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Kevin Novan Joins ARE Faculty

April 11, 2012

Kevin Novan has been hired as an Assistant Professor in the ARE Department. His fields of interest are environmental and natural resource economics, energy economics, applied microeconomics, and industrial organization ...

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Michael Carter: USAID Award for Development Economics

April 5, 2012

The US Agency for International Development selected the University of California, Davis to implement the BASIS Assets and Market Access Collaborative Research Program. Under the direction of Professor Michael Carter ...

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Alex F. McCalla: UC Davis Emeriti Association, UC Davis Distinguished Emeritus Professor Award 2011–2012

March 19, 2012

Alex F. McCalla, ARE professor emeritus, received the Distinguished Emeritus Award from the UC Davis Emeriti Association on March 8, 2012.

McCalla joined the UC Davis faculty as an assistant ...

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James Wilen: 2011 Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, Publication of Enduring Quality Award

March 19, 2012

James Wilen, ARE professor, was honored at the 2011 meeting of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (AERE) in Seattle. Wilen's publication, co-authored with Frances Homans (University of ...

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